The 2018 HHS Bulletin

Hornsey Historical Society Bulletin 59

Hornsey Historical Society Bulletin 59 contains articles with a wide chronological range, covering aspects of the history of our part of London from the Middle Ages to the present day.

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The Town or Hamlet of Highgate

The story of a London village over 800 years

This DVD, originally a video, tells the fascinating story of Highgate’s development using rare images and archive documents brought together for the first time.

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Our Northern Heights

Our much acclaimed  first documentary written and directed by Andy Attenburrow. The film tells the story of Hornsey, Highgate, Muswell Hill and Crouch End through the years 1850 to 1939.

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Highgate Walks – A Local History Guide

By Joan Schwitzer

This book of four walks was first published in 1989 and has been through several revisions and print runs such is its popularity. The latest revision is the work of Ruth Hazeldine, a long standing resident of Highgate and office/member of HHS for many years. The four walks cover the sites of historic importance and full descriptions are given of the origin and history of the buildings.

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Gateway to the City – The Archway Story

By Simon Morris and Towyn Mason

Highgate Archway bridge was London’s (probably the world’s) first flyover, begun in 1812. This book celebrates the centenary of the building of the present bridge.

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